Prince, Grateful Dead and Bo Diddley Classic Added To National Registry

05/24/2012
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(Gibson) Recordings by Prince, Bo Diddley and the Grateful Dead are among the latest additions to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.

Each year, 25 sound recordings deemed to be "cultural, artistic and/or historical treasures" are added to the registry.

Included this year are Bo Diddley's 1955 double-sided hit, "I'm a Man/Bo Diddley," the Grateful Dead's 1977 Live at Barton Hall concert recording and Prince and the Revolution's 1984 soundtrack album, Purple Rain. more on this story

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